Ludum Dare 37 — December 9th-11th, 2016 — Theme: One Room

Well, Mike ran in to problems getting ldjam.com working properly with about 12 hours left in the Compo, so this is the backup plan.

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The Ways Out

by harark - Jam Entry

A cell. Who are you? Why are you here? How will you leave?

Controls: Mouse

Made by myself and two others in Construct 2. All of the assets were made by us except some of the sounds.

Update: Added a few lines of text and made some graphical changes.

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Ratings

Coolness57%
#74Mood(Jam)4.00
#107Theme(Jam)4.15
#340Innovation(Jam)3.30
#370Overall(Jam)3.44
#442Humor(Jam)2.60
#467Fun(Jam)3.11
#721Graphics(Jam)2.74

Comments

SamuelSousa says ...
Dec 12, 2016 @ 11:40am

Very interesting concept! Very Games4Change like!

I don't think it is fun! Which in Harark case means it is a good thing because the game is better for it!
The game manages to get you to understand isolation and when you do you win (Lose)!
With little to do but look out the window, count the days, eat take your pills and sleep you quickly understand that the only thing in your favor is perseverance, once thats gone, that's it.

The graphics are consistent and get the job done.
The final piece of art is kinda gruesome but it's supposed to be (works).
There's some replay value since there are different endings.

Great Audio!

Dec 12, 2016 @ 3:52pm

No one finds a way out.
At first I was really confused(in a good way), but the atmosphere grew on me, cool game!

Moritz says ...
Dec 12, 2016 @ 3:57pm

Wow, such atmospheric audio! Also, I like how you can advance time by "doing" the timekeeping.

Haven't found a way out yet. The narration set in just as I thought I had a way out, and now it's really holding me captive. Pun intended. :)

Moritz says ...
Dec 12, 2016 @ 4:01pm

Wow. Love the subtle backstory being told. I wonder if there are multple endings.

Moritz says ...
Dec 12, 2016 @ 4:05pm

No spoilers, but seriously, this makes me wish for more :)

illblew says ...
Dec 12, 2016 @ 5:00pm

Nice audio! Not sure if it's possible to find a way out but I couldn't!

Quaternius says ...
Dec 12, 2016 @ 5:17pm

Really liked it! awesome audio.

Move127 says ...
Dec 12, 2016 @ 5:21pm

Great game! Everything works together well to give the perfect mood for this game.

cushycode says ...
Dec 12, 2016 @ 5:40pm

I really like the backstory and the sound effects in the game. Your team created a very atmospheric and interesting little game. Good job!

Drtizzle says ...
Dec 12, 2016 @ 6:12pm

Very cool! At first, I was a bit thrown off by the graphics, but after a while, it grew on me. It has a unique atmosphere for sure!

Well done!

eerongal says ...
Dec 12, 2016 @ 6:20pm

Great game. Shuffling things around for the day to day and keeping your strength up was a fun way to do it. I like your take on the theme. Nice work!

timgarbos says ...
Dec 12, 2016 @ 6:41pm

Confusing at first, but I still played all the way through. Nice little thing.

bigpan says ...
Dec 13, 2016 @ 6:19pm

I'm not good at Escape games so I was lost at the beggining, a text tutorial would help maybe? Is this your first game? Well done.

Cole Chittim says ...
Dec 14, 2016 @ 11:21pm

Really simplistic and really addictive! Took me a minute to figure out that I needed to hold the mouse down and the art could've used some polish but other than that, great submission!

Michalidis says ...
Dec 14, 2016 @ 11:38pm

Your idea for the game is jsut flawless :) so simple, yet so amazing and gets the theme of the LD#37 so well together :)

Well done!

oab says ...
Dec 15, 2016 @ 7:19am

Nice. I love multiple ending. :)

Dec 16, 2016 @ 12:56am

I truely didn't expected that, it was pretty cool ! Also nice sound effects !

dominisz says ...
Dec 16, 2016 @ 9:10am

Very good atmosphere of the game. Nice sounds. You have to work fast ;-)

jramell says ...
Dec 29, 2016 @ 6:39am

Great entry. Sound effects were great. The atmosphere is amazing. The prisoner's sprite was weird, but everything else was pretty good.

PixlWalkr says ...
Jan 2, 2017 @ 6:38pm

Really enjoyed playing it, Neat game overall!

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